BACK IN AUCKLAND

A bit blustery last night but nothing special and didn’t live up to the doom and gloom hype from the weather forecast.  The morning was wet, cold and overcast with a light wind from the south.  As the wind was forecast to increase to twenty knots it seemed ideal to sail across the Firth of … Continue reading BACK IN AUCKLAND

MIDWINTER MINI CRUISE

07:00 and flat calm, not a breath of wind as Ngozi and I let go from the marina at Hobsonville.  Slowly we made our way out of the marina and over the shallow patch into the marked channel.  Then a bit more speed as we opened up the throttle and hit seven knots.  What a … Continue reading MIDWINTER MINI CRUISE